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Adam Hoge

Adam is a senior writer, columnist and Chicago Bears reporter for CBSChicago.com and 670 The Score.

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Adam Hoge

Adam joined 670 The Score in May of 2009 after a year producing Blackhawks games at WGN Radio. After producing various shows on 670 The Score for two years, Adam joined the CBSChicago.com sports team and handled the content for 670TheScore.com. After covering Chicago Bears home games in 2011 and 2012, he began covering the Chicago Bears on a full-time basis in 2013.

Adam was born and raised in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago and attended St. Ignatius College Prep before going off to the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his journalism degree.

Before covering the Bears, Adam spent eight years covering college football and basketball for a number of media outlets. He also spent three years freelancing at the Big Ten Network and has contributed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Capital Times, NBC-15 (Madison, Wis.) and the Badger Radio Network.

Follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamHoge. To see a full archive of stories written by Adam, click here.

(Getty Images) Jimmy Garoppolo

Hoge: Garoppolo Gets Private Workout With Harbaugh, O’Brien

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo believes he’s improved “tremendously” since season’s end.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Aaron Donald. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hoge: 2014 Bears Mock Draft 2.0

Adam Hoge projects all seven of the Bears’ 2014 draft picks in his second mock draft of the offseason.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews, Nick Leddy and Brandon Saad celebrate. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Hoge: On ‘Memorable Night’, Blackhawks Show Roster Good Enough As Is

A confident Stan Bowman said before the game that he didn’t need to make any additions. Looks like he was right.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft

Logistically, Chicago could host the big game, but Soldier Field’s smaller capacity is a hold-up.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Dante Rosario. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign TE Dante Rosario To One Year Contract

Dante Rosario was acquired by the Bears in a trade just before the start of last season.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Roberto Garza. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign Roberto Garza To 1-Year Deal

Roberto Garza is set to come back to the Bears for one more season.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (left), NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (center) and New Jersey governor Chris Christie attend a ceremony on February 1, 2014  at Times Square in New York where the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee leaders joined with city and state dignitaries to ceremoniously handoff hosting duties to the Arizona Host Committee, the day before Super Bowl XLVIII. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoge: Good For NFL, MLB In Handling Of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

Pressure from the NFL and Major League Baseball may have helped prevent a bill legalizing some forms of discrimination from becoming law.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Colt Lyerla. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Hoge: Kyle Long Supporting Former Teammate Colt Lyerla In Comeback Effort

Colt Lyerla is looking to put his past behind him.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2014

Jadeveon Clowney. (Getty Images)

Hoge: NFL Teams Concerned About Record Number Of Underclassmen Entering Draft

It’s difficult for front offices to evaluate underclassmen who they didn’t expect to declare.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Hoge: Jordan Lynch Says It Would Be ‘A Huge Mistake’ Not To Play Him At QB

Former NIU quarterback Lynch believes he would fit in a zone-read scheme.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery On 1st-Round Pick: ‘A Lot Of Offensive Playmakers On The Board’

The Bears aren’t willing to trade down in the first round unless they’re blown away with an offer.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Hoge: Everything You Need To Know From Bears’ NFL Combine Press Conferences

From Julius Peppers’ future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here’s the latest Bears news.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Meet Your New Linebacker — Shea McClellin

It’s a fall-back plan, but Shea McClellin has the versatility the Bears are looking for at linebacker.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Pressing Bears Questions At The NFL Combine

The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

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Bears Sign Cornerback Derricus Purdy

The Bears bolstered their depth in the secondary with the addition of

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Henry Melton. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 5: Bears Unlikely To Use Franchise Tag

Adam Hoge breaks down how franchise tags across the league will impact the free agent market.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Colin Rittgers and Jessica Thomson sweep in front of a curling stone at the Chicago Curling Club. (CBSChicago.com)

Hoge: A Newfound Respect For Curling

Adam Hoge and Connor McKnight have a newfound respect for the niche sport played in the Olympics.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Cleveland Browns. (Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 4: Quarterback, Running Back Review

Adam Hoge takes a look at the Bears’ quarterbacks and running backs in his latest offseason notebook.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Michael Sam. (Getty Images)

Hoge: NFL Has No Choice But To Accept Michael Sam

Come May, an NFL team will have to draft or pick up the first openly gay player.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

The Americans are introduced as the Sochi Olympics opening ceremonies. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoge: Let’s Hope Olympics Stay Hilarious, Don’t Turn Tragic

The problems in Sochi are mostly funny, but some are serious… and scary.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

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